5 Lies Recruits Tell During the College Recruiting Process

Too many times recruits and families think of it as a game where you try to manipulate offers and opportunities to get the best offers. The most successful recruiting processes are ones in which both the coaches and the recruits win. We’ve heard all sorts of bad advice about how to get the best offer, […]

Posted in Communicating with College Coaches, Recruiting Mistakes

The GAME Guide to College Recruiting

The college recruiting process is a stressful, exciting, disappointing, and fulfilling process all at the same time. If you want to be recruited to play sports in college, it’s no surprise that you need game. But not just the “dribble past you, make a cut to the corner, and sink a three-pointer with my eyes […]

Posted in Academic Eligibility, Beginning your Recruitment

College Football Scholarships By The Numbers

College football scholarships can be a great way to earn money for college, but they aren’t the only source of financial aid. Check out our award winning graphic below and learn more about where the real scholarship opportunities are.   Football Scholarships Aren’t the Only Way to Get Money For College Football scholarships are seen […]

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10 Things to do on Your Official Visit

Going on an official visit is a great opportunity to see a school, meet the team, and get a sense of what going to that school might be like. It’s important you get to see not only the athletic facilities but also what life is like for a student. Here are some tips for making […]

Posted in Communicating with College Coaches, Official & Unofficial Visits

3 Ways to Use Social Media in the College Recruiting Process

Social media is changing the way we communicate and it is having a major impact on the college recruiting process. Whether you like it or not coaches and universities are looking at your social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for information and to make decisions on whether or not to recruit you […]

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50 Reasons to Contact College Coaches

Being proactive in the recruiting process is a must. Coaches are trying to evaluate hundreds of athletes each year, and the easier you make it for them to recruit you, the better your chances getting a scholarship will be. If you can’t think of a reason to update a coach, check out the list below. […]

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How to Set Up an Email Account for College Recruiting

College coaches today are using e-mail as their primary recruiting tool for establishing contact with recruits. If you are a dedicated high school athlete who wants to be considered a viable candidate in the competitive world of college recruiting, it is critical that you approach e-mail communications in a professional, efficient manner. After all, even […]

Posted in Beginning your Recruitment, Communicating with College Coaches

Writing an Athletic and Academic Resume College Coaches Want to See

High school athletes who want to play in college and find an athletic scholarship must take the extra step of submitting resumes to college coaches. It is your responsibility to get recruited and if you aren’t already talking with coaches you need to create a resume and contact them yourself. Use these tips to make […]

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4 Biggest Myths About The Recruiting Contact Period

I can only speak with coaches during the contact period You are allowed to speak with a coach almost anytime as long as you initiate the conversation. This means you can call and visit a coach on their campus even during your freshman year and they can talk with you about playing for them. You […]

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College Athletes Earn $1 Million More Over Their Lifetime

There has been a lot of talk about how full-ride scholarships are not covering the full costs of tuition. There are two sides to the argument. One side thinks full-scholarship athletes should get more money to offset the costs of attending school and others say that the current full-ride scholarships are more than adequate. There […]

Posted in Athletic Scholarships, Scholarships by the Numbers

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